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  • Treasures of the Spanish World October 25, 2019–January 19, 2020

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    October 22, 2019
    What makes this exhibition special? The Hispanic Society of America in New York City has lent the Cincinnati Art Museum a huge part of its world-renowned collection. When shown at the Museo del Prado in Madrid, it received an amazing reception. The New York Times featured this presentation: Spanish Treasures Overlooked in New York Find Love in Madrid. The exhibition features Goya, El Greco, Velázquez and more!

    The Cincinnati Art Museum is the first and only venue to showcase this exhibition in the Midwest. In addition to the Prado, it was shown at the Albuquerque Museum and after its Cincinnati stop will make its way to the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston in March 2020 before returning to New York. This presentation includes text in both English and Spanish.

     
    Treasures of the Spanish World
    October 25, 2019–January 19, 2020

    Tickets are on sale now! Free for Cincinnati Art Museum members.
    Explore the cultures of the Spanish world across four millennia through some of the finest artworks from the Iberian Peninsula and Spanish America.
     
    Over 200 works of art and historical documents come to us from the premier collection of Hispanic arts and culture in the United States, the Hispanic Society of America in New York City. Treasures of the Spanish World features artifacts from Roman Spain; decorative arts and manuscripts from Islamic Spain; paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and works on paper from Medieval, Golden Age, and eighteenth-century Spain, and from Central and South America under Spanish rule; and nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Spanish paintings. A significant number of these works have not been exhibited outside the Hispanic Society, and some have never before been exhibited.
     
    More info: cincinnatiartmuseum.org/treasures
    (en español)
     
    Art After Dark celebrates this exhibition (and its spooooky elements) on Friday, Oct. 25, 5–9 p.m.